May 10, 2019
News - Updates - Resources
Upcoming Events and Trainings
Webinar: Improving Data collection on LGBTQ+ Community
Los Angeles Department of Public Health is seeking to improve data collection methods for LGBTQ+ individuals. Join this webinar by the Center for Health Equity to learn more and provide feedback on proposed questions.

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Our Voice, Our County: An Environmental Fair and Expo
Explore the LA Countywide Sustainability Plan, Our County. Share your vision for how your community can become healthier and more resilient during this event. There will be door prizes, resource tables, refreshments & food trucks, and energy cost savings clinic. Childcare and translation services available.

When: Saturday, May 11 th at California African American Museum
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Create the Future: 2019 Arts Education Community Forums
The Arts Commission is hosting forums across LA County to kick off a public process to envision how the County can create and support thriving children, healthy families, and stronger communities through the arts. Come give input and ensure access for all youth.

When: May 18 th through June 22 nd

News, Reports & Resources
Peoples Guide to Welfare Health and other Service
Published since the late 1970s, the People's Guide has become the standard guidebook of public social services for people working in the field, people in need of help, and those just helping their neighbors.
The Arc of Legal Weed Bends Toward Injustice
In a rapidly evolving pro-pot landscape, how will cities rectify the extreme racial disparities in drug sentencing, and legislate an equitable marijuana marketplace?

How to Be a Good Ally During Ramadan
Check out this video about the Muslim tradition of Ramadan from Linda Sarsour as she breaks down what this month is and explains how someone can be a good ally.

50 Ways to Fight Bias
Lean In published a presentation and workshop materials titled "50 Ways to Fight Bias," a card activity designed to engage all genders in a discussion about gender bias in the workplace.

LA Times: Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the door to a forgotten time and place
"This world was theirs before it belonged to anyone else, before strangers arrived and began to bend the region to their will and Tovaangar disappeared."

Read more here and check out this interactive map of the Tongva Villages
Job Opportunities
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